EdVenture holding casting call for youth-based cooking program

EdVenture holding casting call for youth-based cooking program
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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Do you have a talented young chef in the family? If so, they could be featured in a cooking competition.

According to a press release, EdVenture in Columbia is holding a casting call for its culinary program Diced, which is designed to engage students interested in cooking by utilizing healthy, locally sourced, and fringe ingredients.

The program will consist of a four week-long cooking course, with an intense cook-off challenge the fifth week to showcase the skills the students have acquired in classes, the release stated.

Those who are interested must be between the ages of 11 and 15 and be available for the following dates for the preliminary cooking courses:

  • Sept. 25
  • Sept. 27
  • Oct. 2
  • Oct. 4

The main event will be held on Oct. 6, according to the release.

Each potential contestant will be asked to provide a video and written submission. Video submissions can be recorded by phone camera or digital device. The rubric will be as followed for video submissions:

  • Tell us where you are from, how old you are, and what your favorite dish to prepare is
  • Why you think you have what it takes to be the Diced champion
  • What are your strengths in the kitchen?
  • Where do you want culinary arts to take you in the future?

Written submissions can be sent in by mail or digitally. The rubric will be as followed for written submissions:

  • How long have you been cooking?
  • Who is your cooking influence?
  • How much time do you spend in the kitchen typically?
  • What’s the dish that inspired your love for cooking?
  • What advice would you give young chefs about the kitchen?

Applications containing the required materials above should be sent to diced@edventure.org.

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